Vinny Magalhaes Suffers Severe Injury Against Craig Jones At Submission Underground 13

Vinny Magalhaes appeared to suffer a catastrophic knee injury in a losing effort against Craig Jones at Submission Underground 13. After refusing to tap to a pretty secure Heel Hook effort, Magalhaes’ leg was contorted into horrific angles and shockingly, he actually continue grappling for a short while until he

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Craig Jones v Vinny Magalhaes Announced For Submission Underground 13 on April 26th

Chael Sonnen appears to be the only major grappling promoter who has decided to plow through the Coronavirus epidemic by scheduling Submission Underground 13 for April 26th as he has just announced the main event, Craig Jones v Vinny Magalhaes. It’s worth noting that most other major promoters, like Fight

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Mason Fowler on strategically beating Magalhaes: “We all know Vinny never taps to pain…”

Mason Fowler defended his Submission Underground title by strategically dismantling ADCC champion Vinny Magalhaes, this past weekend (Oct 4th). He seems to be unstoppable and is systematically beating some of the best guys in the sport.  He moved up the SUG ranks when he submitted EBI Combat champ, Kody Steele

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SUG 27: Mason Fowler vs. Gabriel Checco Full Card Line-Up and Preview

Submission Underground (SUG) 27 will take place on Sunday, October 10, and will be headlined by a title match between reigning SUG champion Mason Fowler and Gabriel Checco. In the co-main event, Bellator MMA veteran Ian Butler will take on former SUG title challenger Andy Varela. View the full SUG

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Current Bellator MMA Heavyweight Champion Ryan Bader Awarded Black Belt in BJJ

Accomplished MMA fighter Ryan Bader can now add BJJ black belt to his resume. A longtime UFC veteran and current Bellator MMA light heavyweight champion, Bader was awarded his black belt by Nova Uniao black belt Jair Gurgel. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ryan Bader (@ryanbader)

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Everything You Need to Know About the Submission Underground Absolute Tournament

On Sunday, June 27, Submission Underground (SUG) will hold an eight-man absolute tournament featuring some of the top submission-only grapplers and jiu-jitsu players in the world. The tournament winner will walk away with two things: a fresh check for $10,000 and a guaranteed shot at SUG champion Mason Fowler’s title.

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Jiu-Jitsu Game Breakdown: Can Luiz Panza Beat Craig Jones at Who’s Number One?

At the last Who’s Number One (WNO) event in April, the promotion announced that longtime Checkmat representative Luiz Panza would be taking on Gordon Ryan on May 28. But in light of Ryan’s unexpected departure from the sport, his teammate Craig Jones has stepped in to face Panza on just

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